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Meaning of RETROFIT

Pronunciation:  'retrowfit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured; "the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"
  2. [n]  a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured
  3. [v]  substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones; "The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"
  4. [v]  fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house; "The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"
  5. [v]  provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture; "They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"

RETROFIT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 See Also: addition, component, constituent, element, furnish, instal, install, modernise, modernize, overhaul, provide, put in, render, set up, supply



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: To modify a device or machine after it's been purchased, either to improve on a design element or to replace a malfunctioning component.